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Dairy Sales Manager



Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) is seeking an experienced; results oriented -Dairy Sales Manager for the Dairy Processing Industry, located in the Western region of the US.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of increasing sales and market share in a highly technical environment. This position requires strong intrapersonal and communications skills to work with multiple internal and external audiences. The role requires an ability to build long term relationships and a commitment to creating positive experiences for new and existing customers. Candidates must have a technological understanding of membrane filtration processes, experience selling capital equipment and replacement parts, the drive to become an industry expert, and the desire to learn how our technology benefits customers.  This role is not eligible for VISA Sponsorship. 

At Koch Separation Solutions (KSS), we are dedicated to transforming the landscape of separations by leveraging synergistic technologies such as membrane filtration, ion exchange, evaporation, drying, and more. Our solutions help customers in the food and beverage, dairy, life science, and industrial markets produce high-quality products through concentration and purification, remove contaminants and recycle valuable process chemicals, achieve high-purity water, and treat wastewater for suitable discharge or even reuse to increase sustainability in their operations. Our success is rooted in the collaborative teamwork of our exceptional employees across the world. As KSS continues to expand, we are always seeking outstanding professionals in all aspects of our business. Come join our team today and help us deliver Separation Technologies for a Better Future™. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Promote KSS’s Process Separations and water / waste water technologies to the dairy processing market. This includes capital equipment and membrane sales responsibility
  • Must have strong account management skills and possess the ability to navigate complex accounts identifying and closing new opportunities. This includes both at the OEM/Distributor and End User levels
  • Work closely with our Inside Sales and Process Teams to increase sales to all membrane element customers
  • Increase sales of replacement membranes as well as being a process solutions expert to help our customers solve problems
  • Expected travel requirement is 35 - 50%, depending on trade show travel and customer visits/consultations 

The Experience You Will Bring

  • Understanding of membrane separation processes in the dairy industry
  • Experience in the dairy manufacturing industry in a service or sales role 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Dairy Science, Environmental Engineering, or Bachelor’s degree a technical field with experience in dairy processing
  • 5 plus years of customer facing sales or Service experience to the dairy industry
  • Experience with water re-use projects – utilizing membrane/ion exchange technologies to eliminate water / waste consumption.
  • Experience with capital equipment sales to end users and engineering firms.
  • Experience negotiating contracts, terms and conditions of multimillion dollar projects.
  • Knowledge/experience specifically with membrane filtration (MF, UF, NF, RO) technology and processing 
  • Knowledge of waste treatment facilities operation in industrial, food and beverage and dairy sites

Koch Engineered Solutions, part of the Koch Industries family of companies, is a dynamic network of businesses that work together to create an ecosystem of domain expertise. Increasing operational efficiency and safety. Reducing waste and emissions. The manufacturing challenges of today aren’t just about improving performance or practicing environmental stewardship, such as managing water and waste, reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency. They are about doing both, but better. That’s where you come in. We are a people company. It’s our people who bring the domain expertise and engineered solutions to our customers. Join our ranks and change the world.  

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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